There are currently no positions available. However, there are opportunities for students, either with their own funding or those who are considering applying for funding, to establish research links with the Centre.
Possible Funding Sources:
The Training Centre has recently appointed several PhD students to participate in the Centre’s integrated series of research projects that span the production chain from vineyard to consumer.
Key Areas of Research
- The Vine - Development, water management, the physiology and genetics of the sugar/flavour balance, vineyard management and harvest practices, microflora, responses to smoke.
- The Juice - Sugar/flavour modulation, fermentation management and microflora, flavour/mouthfeel/alcohol modulation, alcohol/sugar recovery methods.
- Consumers - Consumer/market perceptions and preferences for reduced alcohol wines.